The Results of Sin

2021-02-01T08:56:06-06:00January 31st, 2021|

Date: January 31, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Joshua 7:1-25 |

A Character Study of Achan Causes of Achan's sin Man's sin nature Man has a desire to take things that don't belong to them Man has a tendency to disobey God Consequences of Achan's Sin Guilt Loss of life Loss of fellowship Cure of Sin Sanctification Cleansing Payment

The Blessing of Brokenness

2020-11-13T09:46:15-06:00November 12th, 2020|

Date: November 12, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Psalms 51:16-19 |

Series:

What is brokenness? What it is not Being gloomy Being self-focused Going through a severe trial Just an emotional experience What it is The right view of one's sin - Psalms 51:1-4 The right view of the Savior - Isaiah 6:1-5 Quick to confess - 1 John 1:9 Repentance of one's stubborn will - Psalms 51:5-14 Coming to the end of one's self - 1 Samuel 15:17-23 Absolute surrender to God A return to God's presence - Psalms 34:8-18; 51:1-17

Divine Deliverance in Dark Days

2020-05-04T13:07:30-05:00May 3rd, 2020|

Date: May 3, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 4:1-7 |

Don't despise the little that God gives you - Dave Olson The setting: Times were tough Economically Times were tough Politically Times were tough Spiritually Times were tough Morally The problem She had heartache She lost her husband He was a good man She had hardship She was lonely She was burdened She was confused She had helplessness Her sons were to be taken She had hopelessness She could not pay the debt she owed The petition She didn't say much She cried out to the man of God The provision It is timely It is not always comfortable It is always perfect It is telling It reveals how God likes to work Little has great potential in the hands of God It is teaming God is able God is unlimited

Final Words

2020-04-27T11:00:57-05:00April 26th, 2020|

Date: April 26, 2020 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 2:1-9 |

A Study of “All” In relation to sin: Genesis 2:2-3; Job 34:15; Psalm 9:17; Romans 3:9-12 In relation to salvation: Romans 5:18; 1 Cor. 15:22; 2 Cor 5:14-17; Col. 1:20 “We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” Patrick Henry Keep God first 1 Kings 2:3-4 Take responsibility Be informed Walk obediently Keep guard on your kingdom 1 Kings 2:5-9 Foes Friends Success (from The Ladder of St. Augustine) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We have not wings, we cannot soar;

Does God Care How I Act?

2020-02-03T14:05:00-06:00February 2nd, 2020|

Date: February 2, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 23:20-33, Exodus 34 |

Exodus 23:20-33 Exodus 34:1-35 God cares about who you worship and serve Exodus 23:24,25,32 Exodus 34:14-15, 17 God cares about who you associate with Exodus 23:32-33 Exodus 34: 12-13 God promises blessings on those who obey His Word God promised to bring Israel into the promised land. God promised to wipe out Israel’s enemies. God promised to provide Israel with food and water. God’s future promises to the believer. Conclusion Exodus 23:29-30 The Christian life is a daily work for the believer. “The Christian life is very much like climbing a hill of ice. You cannot slide up. You

What the Bible Says About Choices

2019-09-09T11:29:14-05:00September 8th, 2019|

Date: September 8, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 1:1-6 |

A study of Psalm 1 We all make choices throughout our day. May it be that as we consider this Psalm this morning that we will learn to make wise choices. I. The Way of the Righteous The conduct of the righteous The character of the righteous His delight His thoughts The condition of the righteous A life that is fed & refreshed A life that is vigorous & productive A life that is successful & prosperous II. The Way of the Wicked The character of the wicked His ways are wicked His thoughts are wicked The condition of the wicked Conclusion: Have you chosen the pathway of the Righteous? Not making a choice will result in

What the Bible Says About Covetousness

2019-08-25T15:17:43-05:00August 25th, 2019|

Date: August 25, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Luke 12:13-31 |

Perhaps no area in life is more sensitive than our finances. We may be open about every other part of our life, but the moment someone questions us about our money or possessions, we become very defensive. Nonetheless some of Jesus’ most pertinent parables and teachings are about the stewardship of our possessions. The curse of covetousness Covetousness divides family and friends (Luke 12:13-15) Covetousness brings worry and fear (Luke 12:15-17) The conduct of covetousness Wealth becomes an obsession Wealth fills with pride (Luke 12:16-19) The cure for covetousness Put materialism into its place (Luke 12:22-23) Develop a life of faith (Luke 12:28 Seek God's priorities (Luke 12:31) “Nothing teaches

The Silliness, Senselessness, and Sinfulness of Self-Reliance

2019-08-24T21:12:41-05:00August 15th, 2019|

Date: August 15, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 12:1-20 |

Introduction God Gave a Plan Glory Guidance Grace Abraham's tests Test 1:  My family or my finances Test 2: My marriage or my money Test 3: My future or my finances Test 4: My testimony or my treasures
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